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  1. Ric2013 rated Jim Goodenough's post Agree in the thread Are isolating valves necessary on cw tank & HWC?.

    I agree with you Best, except I only buy Pegler/Prestex gate valves now and they work great time after time, the cheap one's are useless...

    Feb 16, 2018 at 9:41 PM
  2. Ric2013 replied to the thread Urinal Fountain Project - Advice.

    The narrower the bore of the pipe, the more resistance to flow of water, the more pressure the pump has to develop to give the required...

    Feb 16, 2018 at 9:28 PM
  3. Ric2013 replied to the thread Urinal Fountain Project - Advice.

    Hmm. If you had the cistern at a higher level, you could use gravity to power the flush. Is that a possibility? As it is, you may need...

    Feb 16, 2018 at 8:57 AM
  4. Ric2013 rated Vee's post Agree in the thread Combination Boilers Trash.

    I think there is a lot of miss selling of combination boilers going on the basis of cheapness which is attractive to the customers and...

    Feb 16, 2018 at 8:51 AM
  5. Ric2013 liked marvoni's post in the thread Trouble Making A 3 pipe Syphon with Hand Pump.

    Make up two 40mm u-shaped pipes from drain pipe and elbows. If you fill them with water, put caps on them to keep them full whilst you...

    Drawing1.jpg Feb 15, 2018 at 10:53 PM
  6. Ric2013 replied to the thread Dudley syphon. Flushes first time but won't flush again for a few minutes although cistern is full.

    I reckon the flap valve in the siphon has become stiff for some reason. You'll probably have to take the siphon out to be able to check...

    Feb 15, 2018 at 10:52 PM
  7. Ric2013 liked Daniel Hall's post in the thread Sprung a leak, advice on tackling.

    He could have just rang a plumber..

    Feb 15, 2018 at 10:50 PM
  8. Ric2013 rated ShaunCorbs's post Agree in the thread Sprung a leak, advice on tackling.

    You sure it's not coming from the top side or the rad valve ?

    Feb 15, 2018 at 10:50 PM
  9. Ric2013 replied to the thread Combination Boilers Trash.

    If I want my water stored and delivered at the temperature set at the cylinder stat, I don't think I have much choice except to have the...

    Feb 15, 2018 at 10:46 PM
  10. Ric2013 replied to the thread Want to move sink into an island.

    £339 is far more than I would be prepared to spend!!! But I am seriously tight-fisted, that I know :)

    Feb 15, 2018 at 10:36 PM
  11. Ric2013 liked Jim Goodenough's post in the thread Venting of foul drain.

    let us know Jon, we're waiting with bated breath!!;)

    Feb 15, 2018 at 6:36 PM
  12. Ric2013 replied to the thread Want to move sink into an island.

    The reason I say impractical is that you'd need a pump at the lowest point of your island waste run to lift the waste water to the...

    Feb 15, 2018 at 6:35 PM
  13. Ric2013 liked Stigster's post in the thread Expired flux keep it bin.

    Laco all the way for me. It works very well using the thinnest of smears and therefore doesn't run out of fittings or make any mess. One...

    Feb 15, 2018 at 6:22 PM
  14. Ric2013 rated Best's post Agree in the thread Expired flux keep it bin.

    There is still the old type Fluxite or similar Yorkshire “grease” based fluxes available. Still one of the best fluxes you can use IMO..

    Feb 15, 2018 at 6:21 PM
  15. Ric2013 replied to the thread Dishwasher Waste Pipe 18mm to 22mm Help.

    Looking at the link daWilko has posted, perhaps all you need to do is slacken the lowest Jubilee clip and remove the bit of copper..

    Feb 14, 2018 at 8:21 PM